VA SB887 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-28 - Continued to 2021 in Privileges and Elections (11-Y 0-N)
Pending: Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Voter registration; automatic voter registration. Voter registration; automatic voter registration. Provides for the automatic electronic transmission by the Department of Motor Vehicles to the Department of Elections of certain information for any individual who (i) is not registered to vote; (ii) is of sufficient age to register to vote; (iii) conducts a transaction with the Department of Motor Vehicles to apply for a new driver's license or special identification card or replace, renew, or update an existing driver's license or special identification card; and (iv) in the course of such transaction provides documentation demonstrating United States citizenship or answers affirmatively when asked if he is a United States citizen. Any such individual is given a printed registration notice that (a) states that the individual will be registered to vote based on the information provided and that the individual should decline registration if he does not meet eligibility requirements, (b) explains the eligibility requirements, and (c) provides instructions for how he may decline registration. The Department of Elections is required to transmit the information to the appropriate general registrar, along with any information indicating ineligibility. The Department of Elections is required to establish security requirements for transmission of information about potential registered voters and to report certain information regarding voter registration. The bill removes the requirement that the Department of Motor

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Title

Voter registration; automatic voter registration.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-01-28 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2021 in Privileges and Elections (11-Y 0-N) (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-28SenateContinued to 2021 in Privileges and Elections (11-Y 0-N)
2020-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2020-01-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103806D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2421016(n/a)See Bill Text
242410.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242411.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242411.3(n/a)See Bill Text
242412(n/a)See Bill Text
242413(n/a)See Bill Text
242418(n/a)See Bill Text
242418.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242428.2(n/a)See Bill Text
242653(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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